Kokaku Kidotai: Stand Alone Complex

Japanese name: Kokaku Kidotai: Stand Alone Complex Kokaku Kidotai: Stand Alone Complex TV Series image
Japanese name: 攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX
English name: Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
Dates: October 1, 2002-Novmeber 30, 2003
November 7, 2004-May 8, 2005 (United States)
Broadcast time: broadcast at various times as a Pay Per View option
Number of episodes: 26
Animation Studio: Production I.G
Production Company: Production I.G, Bandai Visual, Bandai Entertainment, Dentsu, Nippon Television, Tokuma Shoten, Victor Entertainment, Manga Entertainment
Broadcaster: SkyPerfecTV
Cartoon Network (United States)
Creator(s): Masamune Shirow (manga)
Series Director: Kenji Kamiyama
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Kenji Kamiyama (series composition)
Writer(s): Kenji Kamiyama
Art Director: Yusuke Takeda
Art Design: Hiroshi Kato (art setting), Yumiko Katayama (color setting)
Character Designer(s): Makoto Shimomura, Kenji Teraoka (mecha), Shinobu Tsuneki (mecha)
Animator(s): Takayuki Goto (director), Kyoji Asano (director), Nobuhiko Genma (director, mecha director), Makoto Endo (cgi director)
Music: Yoko Kanno, Yoshimoto Ishikawa (director)
Sound: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, cyborgs, robots, computers, crime, politics
Home Video
United States: DVD (Manga Video, 25200-25206)
Note(s): This series is continued by Kokaku Kidotai: Ghost in the Shell, S.A.C. 2nd Gig.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Kokaku Kidotai: Stand Alone Complex go to the Chronology of Animation.

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Last update: June 26, 2010
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